Appearance Matters:
Translating Research into Practice - An international conference & workshop

MEDICAL UNIVERSITY- PLOVDIV

lSA Vassil Aprilov blvd., Plovdiv 4002, Bulgaria

 

 

 

   

 

Tuesday 8th of September, 2015  

08:00 – 09:15

Appearance Matters – an introductory lecture
Prof. Nichola Rumsey & Dr Martin Persson

09:15 – 09:45

Registration

09:45 – 10:00

Welcome Speech
Prof. Nichola Rumsey & Prof. Dr. Marianna Murdjeva

10:00 – 10:50

Appearance in relation to media, personality and health & psychosocial well-being: A decade of research with Bulgarian youth
Dr. Anna Alexandrova-Karamanova, Bulgaria

10:50 – 11:40

Appearance in relation to public health in compulsory schools
Prof. Didier Jourdan, France 

11:40 – 12:30

The Role of the Internet and Social Media in Appearance Concerns in Young People
Dr. Amy Slater, UK 

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:20

The contribution of psychology in establishing enduring multidisciplinary partnerships
Prof. Dr. Drozdstoy Stoyanov, Bulgaria

14:20 – 14:45

How research can be integrated in practice and policy
Dr. Alona Rauckiene

14:45 – 15:15

Coffee

15:15 – 16:00

Dealing with appearance in multi-ethic populations: A New Zealand perspective
Dr. John Thompson, New Zealand 

16:00 – 16:45

Influencing policy makers and health care providers
Dr. James Partridge, UK 

16:45 – 17:00

Wrap up

 

 Wednesday 9th of Septemeber, 2015 

09:30 - 09:45

Workshop introduction

09:45 - 11:15

Securing the future of the research collaborations beyond the life of the Action 

11:15 - 11:45

Coffee

11:45 - 13:15

Translating research into practice

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch

14:15 - 15:45

Maximising the impact of our research

15:45 - 16:00

Wrap up

   Workshop activities will facilitate the development of specific plans for each Task Group to secure the future

of the Action's research collaborations and to maximise the impact of their work

 

Thursday 10th of September, 2015 

09:30 - 14:00

Task Groups meetings

14:00 - 15:15

Task Groups feedback

15:15 - 16:30

Management Committee meeting

 

 

Hotel: Ramada Hotel Trimontium